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Psalm 72:17 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

17 May his name be forever;
    as long as the sun, may his name endure.
May the tribes of the earth give blessings with his name;[a]
    may all the nations regard him as favored.

Footnotes:

  1. 72:17 May the tribes of the earth give blessings with his name: an echo of the promise to the ancestors (Gn 12:3; 26:4; 28:14), suggesting that the monarchy in Israel fulfilled the promise to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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